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Do you have a plot this summer? If so, you will need to revise your schedule; and if not, Delnor Wiggins Park is more than willing to offer you a rare experience of nature and its surroundings. Boasting one of the pristine and blond stretches of beach known to mankind, Delnor is a paradise that offers its clients vast and peaceful scenery of the popular Gulf of Mexico, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of countless shorebirds not forgetting the diverse wildlife that gather around the park each year.

The Ranger Programs at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park in collaboration with Florida Gulf Coast University – FGCU Environmental Studies is now offering summer programs every Tuesday beginning June 10th at 9:30 am thanks to Christopher Tesmer, a gifted FGCU

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Florida Life Style Home is one of the few construction companies in Fort Myers that builds custom homes. According to their CEO and founder, Bill Ennen, building a custom house requires not only an ability to understand clients’ vision, but at the same time to have the expertise and experience to turn that vision into reality. Usually, that would mean dealing with challenges much differently from the ones found in conventional house building.

One of their recent projects is a The Mooring Home that was designed and built for the Gralia family. The home reflects every requirement that Bonnie and Ernie Grallia had about their new home and they both agree that Florida Life Style Home did an excellent job. The Mooring Home is spread over 500 square

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Healthy female exercises in Naples, Florida. Collier County.Based on the health analysis findings of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation at the University of Wisconsin, Collier is now the second healthiest county in Florida. When Robert Wood Johnson first conducted the health rankings in 2010, Collier was considered the healthiest county. Collier stayed in that spot for a second year in 2011. However, in 2012 the county only got fourth in the rankings.

Every year philanthropic health care organization is doing analysis on how public health departments and health agencies are doing when it comes to educating residents on how to improve their lifestyle.

According to some residents of Collier, 17 percent claims that they are in fair or poor health. 18 percent otherwise stated that they are physically inactive. An

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Tourism is clearly booming in Florida. Naples Governor Rick Scott announced that tourism to the sunshine state had increased by 3.5% in 2013.

More tourism means more jobs, stated the governor, who made the announcement at the Universal Orlando Resort. The resort is planning to add a Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley and widening the CityWalk entertainment complex. Bill Davis, the president of Universal Orlando Resort expressed his excitement at being able to contribute to the economy of the state.

The record high numbers are due to the 11.5 million global and 3.7 million Canadian tourists who thronged the state in 2013. Accommodation revenues increased by 8.2% compared to 2012.

In particular, Collier County had a 6.1% increase in

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5th  Avenue in Naples, Florida.Being one of the best attractions in Naples, Fifth Avenue South is now considered as the top ranking destination for shoppers and foodies. Based on TripAdvisor® reviews, Fifth Avenue South has garnered millions of reviews and raves on how it offers only the best. Based on one of the reviews from TripAdvisor®, Fifth Avenue South has a lot of upgrades and well-planned establishments and businesses thus enhancing the experience of shoppers and visitors.  

Shopping in Fifth Avenue South provides you with endless array of great clothes, shoes, bags, knickknacks, accessories, and more. Dining experience in this wonderful place is something that you would truly come back for more. Cafes, restaurants, sweet shops, ice cream shops, and more are all waiting to

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Squad car from the Collier County Sheriff's OfficeThe Collier County Sheriff Department is proud to announce that crime rates have dropped in the area.

Kevin Rambosk, Collier County’s sheriff, mentioned that the rates have hit an all-time low since the 80’s, in spite of the surge in population in the area. There is also a huge difference in the number of crime rates from Collier County to neighboring areas, making the numbers all the more impressive. Robberies and burglaries account for the greatest decrease in occurrence, though homicides have doubled in the past year. The sheriff has assured the townsfolk that none of these homicides were random acts of violence, but more of associated from a prevention standpoint.

Aside from announcing the good news of falling crime rates, the Sheriff also

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Brrrr! Teeth gritting cold had really invaded warm and sunny Florida early this year. Many Floridians have felt the brunt of the cold early this January. Drastic changes in temperature have caused the temperature to drop of more than 30 degrees and even lower across Florida. You can see commuters huddle up in their jackets, sweatshirts, and scarves while waiting for the train or bus. There are also a number of patients being rushed to the hospital for complaints of cold-related illnesses. These frigid air masses have caused drastic changes in the Floridian lifestyle.

The month of January 2014 is considered as the coldest month this century. On the 7th of January, Floridians have experienced freezing temperatures that went down around as 18

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A recent study of the nationwide economic trends show a cluster of Southern states in a flurry of job growth on the heels of greatly improving economic outlook, according to the Economists Outlook blog of realtor.org. Despite the vast job loss from years past, the country has added 7.5 million new jobs in the previous 4 years, including a staggering 2.3 million in just the last 12 months.

In Florida, the trends are just as impressive. The Sunshine State is ranked 2nd in the country with 2.5% job growth in the last year, behind North Dakota, which saw 4% gains behind massive new oil and gas production. Along with Florida, two other southern states in Texas and Georgia saw robust job growth of 2.5 and 2.3 percent, respectively.

But it isn’t just the

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